Category Archives: Energy Efficiency

Installing a Grey Water System


Laundry-to-Landscape Grey Water System   It’s not news that Northern California has experienced heavy storms this winter, which have gratefully pulled us out of severe drought. However, we still aim to be water conscious, so we’re sharing some tips on installing a Grey Water System for your laundry machine. Grey water is water that has been used once. Grey water can be collected from the shower, bath, sink and laundry unit. You do not need a permit to install a greywater system from a clothes washer, per the California Plumbing Code, but you will need to check with your city’s Building Division to see if …

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Celebrating Earth Day!

  Join us in Celebrating Earth Day with Savings, and by that we mean selecting products that will save on natural resources like water and energy and products that save you and our planet from harmful chemicals.  Learn more about Friedman’s Greener Choice Program and Products here.   Other ways you can celebrate Earth Day today and everyday is by planting a tree.  Learn more here!

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These are a few of our Favorite things: Home Winterization | Wrap Pipes | Weather Stripping

Forget about raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens. Our favorite things are the ones that can help protect your home and save you money during the cold winter months! Winterizing your house can combat the cold and keep heat inside where it belongs. With a few simple tips, a couple of hours, and the help of your local Friedman’s, your home will stay cozy warm until springtime. The first thing you can do is wrap your pipes. If your pipes are warm to the touch, they could benefit from some extra padding. Heat loss through your water pipes can add on extra costs, but …

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